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Ma Kelly’s brawl victim left bleeding and unconscious from single punch

A man has admitted throwing a punch with such a force it knocked his victim unconscious, a court has heard.

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A man has been charged with criminal damage after electrical items were damaged in a South Shore pawn shop

Man charged with criminal damage at pawn shop

A man has been charged with criminal damage after electrical items were damaged in a South Shore pawn shop, say police.

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The scene at Morrisons yesterday morning, after a man delivering cash to the store was attacked and robbed

UPDATE: Stolen car from Liverpool used in £23,400 Morrisons robbery

A cash box stolen from a G4S security man as he delivered money to Morrisons yesterday contained £23,400, police have confirmed.
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The scene at Morrisons yesterday morning, after a man delivering cash to the store was attacked and robbed

Stolen car from Liverpool used in £23,400 Morrisons robbery

A cash box stolen from a G4S security man as he delivered money to Morrisons yesterday contained £23,400, police have confirmed.

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The scene at Morrisons this morning

UPDATE: Car used in Morrisons robbery found by police

A white getaway car used in a robbery at Morrisons in South Shore this morning has been found by police.
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Police taped off the scene, while officers stood guard at the door

Security guard 'hit over the head' and robbed at resort supermarket

A security guard was hit over the head by a robber while delivering cash to Morrisons this morning, police said.
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Police have appealed for help in finding Steven Ralston (Picture: Handed out by Lancashire Police)

Manhunt after attack outside Ma Kelly's

Police have launched a manhunt after a brawl outside Ma Kelly's bar in South Shore.

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Arriva train

£2.30 rail fare that cost fare dodger more than £400

A court has ordered six train passengers from Blackpool to pay a total of almost £4,000 in financial penalties for failing to pay for a ticket.

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Mark Kilmurray, pictured in 2016

Armfield Academy appoints headteacher - as it’s revealed it will have a ‘VR studio’ for pupils

Mark Kilmurray, associate principal at Montgomery High School in Bispham, has been appointed headteacher at the Armfield Academy.

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Andrew Turner

South Shore man jailed for ‘disgraceful’ knife threats

A man who held a knife to his partner’s throat and made chilling threats has been jailed for 63 weeks.

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Staff and pupils at St Cuthbert's Primary Academy are celebrating after being given a 'good' rating from Ofsted.  L-R are Jack Hughes, Rhianna Lee, Anis Ben-Slama, Alicia Holden and Philippe Rozik.

Resort school goes from ‘inadequate’ to ‘good’ in four years

A Blackpool primary school ordered to become an academy after being branded ‘inadequate’ is now doing a ‘good’ job, Ofsted found.

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Coroner Alan Wilson

Concerns over Blackpool care company following death of D-Day hero

A coroner has called for a care company to review its procedures after a D-Day veteran was left by a worker slumped half-naked in front of a fire following a visit lasting just seven minutes.

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Canneloni at Casa Franco

DINING OUT: Casa Franco, South Shore

It’s an unusual entrance to a restaurant to say the least - a passageway between a palm reader’s hut and a sweets and ice cream stall – but what a revelation once we stepped inside.

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Two daughters of Manchester Arena terror attack victim Jane Tweddle appeared on ITV's Lorraine, where they found out who held their mums hand as she lay dying.

Daughters find woman who held terror attack victim Jane Tweddle’s hand after explosion

Two daughters of Manchester Arena terror attack victim Jane Tweddle appeared on national TV this morning – where they found out who held their mum’s hand as she lay dying.

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Picture by Julian Brown 14/08/17


Champion Skater Lilly May Smith, 7, from South Shore,  pictured at The Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Sponsorship plea to help Lilly May Smith fulfill her ice skating dreams

Little Lilly May Smith has been skating for half her life – and she’s reached standards way ahead of her age.

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Fire crews were called to the incident

Crews called to car arson

Firefighters were called to a car fire believed to have been started deliberately off the road in Kingsmede, South Shore.

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Fire crews were called to the incident

Crews called to rubbish fire

Firefighters were called to a rubbish blaze in South Shore which it is believed was started deliberately and left two unoccupied houses smoke-logged.

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Fire crews called to flat fire

Fire crews called to flat fire

Firefighters were called to a fire in a flat in South Shore.

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Traffic on clifton Drive North due to roadworks

Yet more driver misery on key route

Drivers have again been delayed by roadworks between Blackpool and St Annes.

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A flat on Rawcliffe Street South Shore is the centre of an investigation

Investigation after 'arson attack' on South Shore flat

Police and fire services are investigating a suspected arson attack on a flat in South Shore.

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